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St. James Infirmary
American folk song of anonymous origin.  Made famous in 1928 by Louis Armstrong, later by Joe Primrose& others.
Dm             A7 Dm -              Gm A7
Dm             A7 Dm -              A7 Dm         (repeat)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
It was down in Old Joe's barroom, At the corner by the square.
The drinks were served as usual, And the usual crowd was there.
Now on my left stood Big Joe McKennedy, His eyes were bloodshot red.
And as he looked at the gang around him, These were the very words he said:
"I went down to the St. James Infirmary, I saw my baby there,
She was lyin' on a long white table, So young, so cold, so fair."
Well let her go, let her go, God bless her, wherever she may be.
She may search this wide world over, And never find another man like me.
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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